New first line still intact; Marchand, Thornton, Paille return

New first line still intact; Marchand, Thornton, Paille return
February 8, 2013, 5:03 pm
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BOSTON -- Bruins coach Claude Julien has shaken up his forward lines and given everything an interesting new look at Friday morning practice on the TD Garden ice as the snow falls outside the building.

Still no word on if theres any anticipated delay to the 1 p.m. puck drop for the B's meeting with the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Garden on Saturday, but it normally takes more than a little snow for any self-respecting NHL club to postponedelay the start of a hockey game.

Brad Marchand (upper body) is back on the ice skating with his teammates, and Claude Julien has kept 21-year-old Tyler Seguin skating with David Krejci and Milan Lucic after that trio exploded for two goals in the first two minutes of the third period against the Canadiens earlier this week. Each of the top two lines has a little bit of a different look, and both Shawn Thornton (concussion) and Daniel Paille (upper body injury due to high-stick) have returned as full participants to practice. Here are the reconfigured line combos and defensive pairings at Bruins practice: